Month: March 2014

Luke’s Place Webinar: Supporting an Abused Woman to Write an Effective Affidavit

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Luke’s Place offers a webinar on affidavits designed to aid service providers as they support women who must prepare affidavits for their family law case. The presentation uses custody and access as a framework and covers: the different kinds of

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Are family court orders enforceable on First Nation reserves?

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Having provincial family court orders enforced on First Nation reserves is not simple. This is because First Nations fall under federal jurisdiction, according to the terms of the Indian Act of 1985. As a result, provincial court orders of any

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Upcoming webinar from Luke’s Place: Restraining orders

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Family court restraining orders can provide women with a measure of safety, but for an application to be successful, evidence must be presented effectively. Join us on March 27 at 10:00 AM for a webinar on restraining orders. Presented by

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Only 10 days left to register for Barrie training!

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The deadline for our Barrie training on family law support and advocacy for service providers (April 8, 9, 10) is coming up in less than two weeks. We will accept registrations until Friday, March 14 for this, our first training

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Luke’s Place Webinar: Supporting an Abused Woman to Bring an Emergency Motion

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View the webinar on emergency motions delivered by Luke’s Place and hosted by Your Legal Rights on February 27, 2014. Designed for frontline workers, the webinar goes through the emergency motion process, explores the common reasons that emergency motions fail,

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The access parent’s right to information about a child

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The Children’s Law Reform Act section 5 states: “The entitlement to access to a child includes . . . the same right as a parent to make inquiries and to be given information as to the health, education and welfare

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